Ramadan, which begins tonight, is a holy month. With specific exceptions, people fast and avoid sinful behavior from dawn to sunset, then feast at night. They engage in prayer both day and night.
Pagans are not cultural pirates. We do not steal other people’s observances and beliefs. But we can follow the Islamic tradition of doing charitable works, not just this month but all year. Send blessings of peace and good hope to our Muslim cousins and observe this holy month in your own way. Recite this blessing today and perhaps every morning until May 23:
As I fast from food, I know